Hot Air Balloon Safari Over Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison falls is a safari gem that a hot air balloon safariis sure to expose to your enthusiastic holiday experience. This once in a lifetime activity will see you soaring over Murchison Falls National Park sights of what you cannot see on a normal Africa safari game drive, spelling out the beauty of the savanna park with abundant wildlife and beautiful landscape of the park. On this adventure you be able to see the Mighty Nile River meandering through the park as it empties into Lake Albert with some sightings of Crocodiles, Hippos and water birds, the famous Africa ‘BIG Five’ game, large herds of elephants, Rothschild Giraffe, Antelopes, Buffalo, big cats like lions and Leopards in the largest National Park in Uganda.
On this air safari, you will be able to witness how the balloon is inflated and prepared before sunrise, you set off high in the sky approximately 10,000 meters above sea level depend on the balloon size. Balloon sizes available for passenger use include the 100,000 cubic feet-small balloon usually used in the low season which can accommodate 2-4 people and 160,000 cubic feet-medium balloon which can accommodate 6-12 people. The duration of the air safari is usually 1 hour in the air.
Before you explore the Aerial view of Murchison Falls National Park, a minimum of at least 4 foot tall is recommended, so that you can be able to climb and see over the rim of the basket, after this once in a lifetime hot air balloon safari you will encounter a guided bush breakfast in wild prepared by well trained chefs.
Hot air balloon safari pilots are fully qualified and registered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda Wildlife Authority and National Environment Management Authority to run hot air Balloon Safaris in Uganda.
A minimum of 2 passengers and a maximum of 12 passengers are allowed to fly depending on the size of the balloon.